Look in the mirror. Who do you see? Or: What do you see?
On the tenth annivarsary of her death, Daniel Schreiber’s biography revisits the life of Susan Sontag.
What to read on the way to Venice.
Stan Persky on a sex biography of Gore Vidal.
Stan Persky checks out a new book that asks, “Should we read in the digital age?”
It’s the month of the first anniversary of the death of writer Gore Vidal. Stan Persky remembers.
Norbert Ruebsaat’s reflections on families, happiness and Brian Fawcett.
Brian Fawcett posts a review of Eduardo Galeano’s new book. He has some misgivings about it…
Tao Lin’s new novel, “Taipei,” reviewed by Stan Persky from a rocking chair.
Dan Gawthrop, a lapsed Roman Catholic, makes a case for the life and work of his childhood bishop, Remi De Roo, one of the few surviving participants of the Second Vatican Council.